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August 16th, 2010
08:35 AM ET

A Cancer Experts Regrets and the Lockerbie Bomber…

Professor Karol Sikora was one of three experts who said Lockerbie bomber, Abdel Baset al-Megrahi probably had only three months to live when Scottish officials decided to free him last August and allowed him to return home.

But now one year later, Meghrai, who is being treated for prostate cancer is still alive.

Sikora, one of three experts who assessed al-Megrahi's health for Libyan authorities, was quoted by Britain's Observer newspaper Sunday as saying he should have been more cautious about the chances of survival.

"If I could go back in time, I would have probably been more vague and tried to emphasize the statistical chances and not hard fact," Sikora was quoted as saying.

Now we want you to tell us what you think… Four U.S. Senators sent a letter to Scotland's first minister asking that Al-Megrahi's full medical records be disclosed.....

Do you think they should be? Email us your comments and Kyra will read some of them in the 10amest hour.


Filed under: Anchors • Kyra Phillips
August 16th, 2010
08:15 AM ET

Pres. Obama: Comments & Backlash on the N.Y. Mosque

President Obama is facing criticism from all sides for his comments on the building of an Islamic center and mosque near Ground Zero.

On Friday, the president said, "Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country.”  He went on to say, “That includes the right to build a place of worship and a community center on private property in lower Manhattan, in accordance with local laws and ordinances."

The President made the comments during a White House speech marking the start of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month.

While politicians aren’t holding back with their opinions, we want to hear from you. What do you think about the President’s comments? Should he have even weighed in on the debate?

 Leave us a comment. We’ll share some of them in the CNN Newsroom, 11am —  1pm ET.


Filed under: Tony Harris